On This Day

March 1892 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 11 1st public basketball game (Springfield, Massachusetts)
  • Mar 18 Lord Stanley presents silver challenge cup for hockey (Stanley Cup)
  • Mar 19 3 brothers Hearne play in same Test Cricket England v South Africa (Cape Town)
  • Mar 20 54th Grand National: Capt. Roddy Owen wins aboard 20/1 chance Father O'Flynn

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Billy Coutu, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (Stanley Cup 1924; Montreal Canadiens; only player banned from NHL for life, attacked referee 1927), born in North Bay, Ontario (d. 1977)